This is part of a national campaign from the World Wildlife Fund and the Center for a New American Dream. It teaches young people how to make a difference by buying differently.
While mainly designed for government workers–contains great green purchasing resources and links.
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County in Illinois has a list of companies that sell green products, including book bags made from reclaimed rubber inner tubes, hats and mittens made from recycled sweaters, belts and jewelry made from bottle caps, and purses made from old license plates.
Co-op America’s Green Pages OnlineTM is a directory of green companies that are committed to social and environmental responsibility.
Fun recycled craft ideas for kids (and adults):
Art from Junk: Recycled Craft Ideas
Julie May’s June 2012 blog on Reuse with links to a few simple projects from around the web
Moving Boxes: Fun Crafts for Kids, Teachers and Parents mostly with old cardboard boxes and a list of articles about going green